Zoning, Land Use & Eminent Domain

The attorneys of Sher Garner Cahill Richter Klein & Hilbert, L.L.C. have expertise and knowledge in the areas of powers and liabilities of state and local government and municipal corporations, including matters such as land use and zoning issues.

Zoning, Planning and Land Use

Zoning is the division of a city by legislative regulation into districts and the prescription and application in each district of regulations having to do with structural and architectural designs of buildings and of regulations prescribing use to which buildings within designated districts may be put.

Our real estate lawyers assist clients and interact with governmental entities in issues of zoning, control of real estate development and use, environmental impact studies, and land use planning laws implemented by local zoning and land use laws and ordinances.

Eminent Domain

The right of eminent domain is the right of the state, through its regular organization, to reassert temporary or permanent dominion over private property on account of public exigency and for the public good. Our firm represents clients in all aspects of an eminent domain proceeding.

To schedule your consultation with our eminent domain attorneys in New Orleans, please call 504-299-2100 or contact us online.

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